Prologue: As usually happens with interactions on Twitter, especially during chats, a connection, idea, and motivation develops. This past Saturday (10/12/14) #satchat, not unusually, led to one of those moments. The conversation centered around engaging stakeholders for the benefit of students. A question arose as to how the greater community could be involved, and given recent… Continue reading Bammy’s national to local: a movement to recognize the positives in education
Originally posted on Teach Between The Lines:
This was the best open conversation session I took part in during the day. It was inspiring to see and hear from so many leaders working at different capacities in the school. It was equally exciting to have a handful of teachers stepping up and sharing their experiences…
“If you build it they will come” Funny watching a piece on the 25th anniversary of “Field of Dreams” this week, how iconic that phrase has become. In today’s education field there is a lot of building going on…for teachers and for students. Not necessarily in the physical brick and mortar sense, but technologically. There… Continue reading Educators Field of Dreams: will you come?
A few weeks ago during #satchat and their live presentation from the Penn Graduate School of Education, I recall a particular comment made by Billy Krakower (@wkrakower) that really resonated…he commented how he as a teacher, was part of a Twitter team made up of a principal @bcurrie5 and now superintendent @ScottRRocco, and yet at… Continue reading Twitter the Great Equalizer
It is basic and simple, I am thankful for connections because they make me a better educator and that benefits my students and my school. In the road to learning, there have been many stewards of knowledge who have been my fueling stations to follow a path to impact learning. Locally I thank my colleagues… Continue reading Why I am thankful for my connections
“Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul.” ~Ezra Taft Benson I am a passionate person, often to a fault. I throw myself into many a things with all I have, which confuses many people and at times leads to a misunderstanding of the motive. Working with… Continue reading Igniting Passion: Reflection of EdCampNJ 2013
Preface: Collaborative blog by @Principal_EL and @iplante in the spirit of #Satchat and #CE13 Every Saturday morning hundreds of dedicated and committed educators from around the world start their weekends with professional development at 7:30-8:30 am EST and 10:30 EST for the west coast version. Founded and led by Brad Currie (@bcurrie), Scott Rocco (@ScottRRocco), and… Continue reading What if #Satchat started a school?